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Goldman Cuts US Fixed Income Research

As part of its most recent downsizing, Goldman Sachs is restructuring its U.S. credit-research team within the bank’s global investment-research unit, eliminating seven from the team of 35, according to ...

Cowen Buys CRT’s Fixed Income Business

Cowen Group, a mid-sized NY investment bank, acquired the fixed income research, sales and trading businesses of CRT Capital, which has now pivoted away from its core business since its ...
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Nomura Strategist Sets Up FX Boutique

Jens Nordvig, a highly ranked foreign exchange strategist from Nomura Securities, has left to start his own research boutique, Exante Advisors. Nordvig was ranked #1 in Currency Strategy by Institutional ...

Fixed Income Researcher Gimme Credit Hires New CEO

Gimme Credit LLC, an independent fixed income research provider, hired a new CEO as it looks to exploit cutbacks in investment bank fixed income research. Michael Connor, the CEO of ...

Kroll Bond Rating Recapitalizes for Growth

Kroll Bond Rating Agency recently accepted a capital infusion from existing shareholder, Wharf Street, enabling the firm to expand overseas and grow its corporate finance business.  Wharf Street now owns ...

R.W. Pressprich Hires Desk Analyst

John Kempf has joined fixed-income broker/dealer R.W. Pressprich as a Managing Director and senior desk analyst covering the high yield energy sector. Kempf, a CFA, was previously a Managing Director, ...

Credit Rater DBRS Sold to PE Firms

DBRS, a Canadian credit rating agency, will be sold to a group of investors led by the private equity firms Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus for an undisclosed amount rumored ...

Hearst Increases Stake in Fitch for $2 Billion

Hearst Corporation is paying $1.97 billion for an additional 30 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of the third-largest credit ratings firm.  Fitch's valuation in the transaction is around ...

Moody’s Completes Ownership of Copal Amba

Moody’s Corporation completed its acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of Copal Amba.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Moody’s purchased a majority share in Copal Partners in 2011 ...

Moody’s Buys Lewtan Technologies

Moody’s Corporation acquired Lewtan Technologies, a leading provider of analytical tools and data for the global structured finance market.  Terms were not disclosed. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lewtan provides data ...